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#Irish book awards

# irish-book-awards - This week 20th November 2022 - 26th November 2022

In photos: The fascinating world of the Skelligs
# Irish Book Awards
# Irish Book Awards

In photos: The fascinating world of the Skelligs

Mon 8:00 PM 24,273 Views 9 Comments

The authors of The Book of the Skelligs share some of their insights, along with stunning photographs.

Opinion: What photographing abandoned Ireland taught me about the country's past
# Irish Book Awards
# Irish Book Awards

Opinion: What photographing abandoned Ireland taught me about the country's past

Nov 20th 2022, 1:00 PM 18,610 Views 4 Comments

An Post Irish Book Awards nominee Rebecca Brownlie writes about what she’s learned through taking photos of abandoned buildings.

# irish-book-awards - Last week 13th November 2022 - 26th November 2022

Opinion: How the Kildare Mutiny helped set the gardaí on their unarmed path
# Irish Book Awards
# Irish Book Awards

Opinion: How the Kildare Mutiny helped set the gardaí on their unarmed path

Nov 19th 2022, 7:00 AM 20,547 Views 4 Comments

Garda Stephen Moore writes about a pivotal moment for An Garda Siochána – his book is nominated in the An Post Irish Book Awards.

# irish-book-awards - This month November 2022

WIN: The books nominated in The Journal's category at the An Post Irish Book Awards
# Competition
# Competition

WIN: The books nominated in The Journal's category at the An Post Irish Book Awards

Nov 10th 2022, 11:45 AM 7,782 Views 0 Comments

Here’s how to enter.

Anne Enright to be honoured with lifetime achievement award
# Irish Book Awards
# Irish Book Awards

Anne Enright to be honoured with lifetime achievement award

Nov 8th 2022, 1:37 PM 8,446 Views 3 Comments

The award will be given to the lauded author at the An Post Irish Book Awards later this month.

# irish-book-awards - Last month October 2022

Irish Book Awards shortlist unveiled - is your favourite 2022 book on it?
# Turn The Page
# Turn The Page

Irish Book Awards shortlist unveiled - is your favourite 2022 book on it?

Oct 20th 2022, 6:46 PM 12,733 Views 2 Comments

TheJournal.ie Best Irish Published Book of the Year is among the categories.

# irish-book-awards - This year 2022

Did your favourite bookshop make the Irish Book Awards longlist?
# Bookshop Of The Year
# Bookshop Of The Year

Did your favourite bookshop make the Irish Book Awards longlist?

Sep 29th 2022, 6:33 PM 21,827 Views 16 Comments

The public is invited to vote for their favourite on the list this month.

‘Bookshop of the year’ award opens for nominations
# Irish Book Awards
# Irish Book Awards

‘Bookshop of the year’ award opens for nominations

Aug 8th 2022, 7:46 PM 20,400 Views 25 Comments

You can nominate your favourite store through an online portal.

# irish-book-awards - Last year 2021

The Irish Book of the Year has been named
# An Post Ibas
# An Post Ibas

The Irish Book of the Year has been named

Dec 8th 2021, 11:35 PM 44,754 Views 5 Comments

It was announced this evening during a one-hour special on RTÉ One.

Success for Sally Rooney, Séamus O'Reilly and Maureen Gaffney at Irish Book Awards
# Book Awards
# Book Awards

Success for Sally Rooney, Séamus O'Reilly and Maureen Gaffney at Irish Book Awards

Nov 23rd 2021, 7:00 PM 12,497 Views 1 Comment

Here are this year’s winners.

Manchán Magan: 'Our perception of the world can change when we see things through the Irish language'
# Opinion
# Opinion

Manchán Magan: 'Our perception of the world can change when we see things through the Irish language'

Nov 20th 2021, 7:00 AM 25,497 Views 17 Comments

The author and broadcaster writes about researching his latest book on the Irish language and the many colourful words in it.

Opinion: What I discovered reading the letters sent to Ireland's Presidents over the decades
# Opinion
# Opinion

Opinion: What I discovered reading the letters sent to Ireland's Presidents over the decades

Nov 16th 2021, 8:00 PM 15,962 Views 0 Comments

Flor MacCarthy shares the uplifting and often heartbreaking real-life stories she discovered while reading the Presidents’ letters.

Opinion: 'In my everyday reality, self-love doesn’t protect me from racial harassment, sexism and ableism'
# Opinion
# Opinion

Opinion: 'In my everyday reality, self-love doesn’t protect me from racial harassment, sexism and ableism'

Nov 4th 2021, 7:00 AM 14,524 Views 0 Comments

An Post Irish Book Awards nominee Rosaleen McDonagh has written a searing book of essays – here, she writes about their genesis.

The Explainer: How do you get a book published in Ireland?
# Podcast
# Podcast

The Explainer: How do you get a book published in Ireland?

Oct 29th 2021, 5:00 PM 7,105 Views 0 Comments

Authors Alice Taylor and Sophie White share their experiences and advice with us this week.

Sally Rooney, Claire Keegan and Donal Skehan among Irish Book Awards nominees
# An Post Ibas
# An Post Ibas

Sally Rooney, Claire Keegan and Donal Skehan among Irish Book Awards nominees

Oct 21st 2021, 12:13 PM 9,235 Views 3 Comments

The awards will take place at a ceremony on 23 November.

# irish-book-awards - All time

'It's a huge thing for a writer': Donal Ryan and Keelin Shanley among Irish Book Awards winners
# An Post Ibas
# An Post Ibas

'It's a huge thing for a writer': Donal Ryan and Keelin Shanley among Irish Book Awards winners

Nov 25th 2020, 8:35 PM 19,887 Views 5 Comments

“It’s just a privilege,” Eason Novel of the Year winner Donal Ryan told us.

What are the best Irish reads of 2020? The Irish Book Awards are on tonight - and you can tune in
# Get Reading
# Get Reading

What are the best Irish reads of 2020? The Irish Book Awards are on tonight - and you can tune in

Nov 25th 2020, 7:00 AM 25,454 Views 4 Comments

Here’s how you can tune in – and who’s nominated in TheJournal.ie’s sponsored category.

A Page From My Life: Three stories of love, parenthood and revelation from Irish people
# EXTRACT
# EXTRACT

A Page From My Life: Three stories of love, parenthood and revelation from Irish people

Nov 14th 2020, 9:00 PM 24,022 Views 3 Comments

Read three people’s personal stories taken from A Page From My Life, which is nominated in the An Post Irish Book Awards.

How the Twilight Together photo project captured the mood (and hearts) of the nation
# Twilight Together
# Twilight Together

How the Twilight Together photo project captured the mood (and hearts) of the nation

Nov 12th 2020, 7:00 PM 18,545 Views 1 Comment

We spoke to photographer Ruth Medjber about putting the project together this summer.

These stunning colourised photos give a new look at Ireland's past
# Old Ireland In Colour
# Old Ireland In Colour

These stunning colourised photos give a new look at Ireland's past

Nov 11th 2020, 8:00 PM 70,731 Views 23 Comments

They’ve been compiled into a book that is nominated in this year’s Irish Book Awards.

'Eibhlín Dubh Ní Chonaill scooped up handfuls of her lover's blood, drank, then threw back her head and howled'
# Opinion
# Opinion

'Eibhlín Dubh Ní Chonaill scooped up handfuls of her lover's blood, drank, then threw back her head and howled'

Oct 31st 2020, 8:00 PM 64,291 Views 9 Comments

Author and poet Doireann Ní Ghríofa is nominated in the An Post Irish Book Awards – here she writes about how ghosts inspired her nominated book.

Keelin Shanley, Luke O'Neill and Mary McAleese among this year's Irish Book Awards nominees
# Irish Book Awards
# Irish Book Awards

Keelin Shanley, Luke O'Neill and Mary McAleese among this year's Irish Book Awards nominees

Oct 20th 2020, 2:33 PM 14,146 Views 2 Comments

Once again, TheJournal.ie is sponsoring the Best Irish Published Book award.

Success for Vicky Phelan, Joe Duffy and Andrea Corr at Irish Book Awards
# Irish Book Awards
# Irish Book Awards

Success for Vicky Phelan, Joe Duffy and Andrea Corr at Irish Book Awards

Nov 21st 2019, 9:13 AM 15,399 Views 6 Comments

Here are this year’s winners.

Dare to dream: The Irish people who aimed high and did the country proud
# Irish Book Awards
# Irish Book Awards

Dare to dream: The Irish people who aimed high and did the country proud

Nov 18th 2019, 7:00 PM 19,255 Views 11 Comments

Sarah Webb writes about why she wanted to inspire young people through bringing them the story of some fascinating Irish achievers.

Extract: From 'litir' to 'meisce'...  A history of Ireland in 10 (or so) words
# An Post Irish Book Awards
# An Post Irish Book Awards

Extract: From 'litir' to 'meisce'... A history of Ireland in 10 (or so) words

Nov 12th 2019, 7:03 PM 16,379 Views 6 Comments

Ancient Irish texts teach us about how people saw the world back then, as the authors of a new book explain.

Extract: 'Birds are vessels for a lasting happiness that can be hard to find in other avenues of life'
# An Post Book Awards
# An Post Book Awards

Extract: 'Birds are vessels for a lasting happiness that can be hard to find in other avenues of life'

Nov 9th 2019, 4:00 PM 13,381 Views 1 Comment

I’ve seen species from my bedroom window that I haven’t seen anywhere else, writes Conor W. O’Brien in an extract from his book.

Kevin Barry, Sinéad Gleeson and Edna O'Brien amongst this year's Irish Book Awards nominees
# An Post Irish Book Awards
# An Post Irish Book Awards

Kevin Barry, Sinéad Gleeson and Edna O'Brien amongst this year's Irish Book Awards nominees

Oct 24th 2019, 8:03 PM 7,524 Views 3 Comments

Once again, TheJournal.ie is sponsoring the Best Irish Published Book award.

Readers vote confessional essay collection Notes to Self the best Irish book of 2018
# Irish Book Awards
# Irish Book Awards

Readers vote confessional essay collection Notes to Self the best Irish book of 2018

Jan 29th 2019, 5:58 PM 9,609 Views 1 Comment

The book, written by Emilie Pine, was published by Tramp Press.

Success for Lynn Ruane, Sally Rooney and Aislings everywhere at Irish Book Awards
# Winners
# Winners

Success for Lynn Ruane, Sally Rooney and Aislings everywhere at Irish Book Awards

Nov 27th 2018, 10:45 PM 23,472 Views 15 Comments

Here are this year’s winners.

Extract: Don't fear the reaper - an immunologist on why we shouldn't be so afraid of death
# An Post Irish Book Awards
# An Post Irish Book Awards

Extract: Don't fear the reaper - an immunologist on why we shouldn't be so afraid of death

Nov 23rd 2018, 7:30 PM 27,170 Views 31 Comments

Immunologist Luke O’Neill writes about how death fascinates us all, but once upon a time it was sometimes a tricky thing for a doctor to confirm.

Once upon a time, Ireland was full of penguins - here's how they disappeared
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# Penguin

Once upon a time, Ireland was full of penguins - here's how they disappeared

Nov 20th 2018, 8:00 PM 35,915 Views 21 Comments

No, not the chocolate bars – real penguins. Author Rob Maguire explains.

WIN: These great books nominated for the Irish Book Awards 2018
# Page Turners
# Page Turners

WIN: These great books nominated for the Irish Book Awards 2018

Nov 19th 2018, 7:00 PM 15,317 Views 4 Comments

Six non-fiction books about everything from heritage to trailblazing women.

'From footballers to computer programmers - I'm blazing a trail for Ireland's hidden women'
# Opinion
# Opinion

'From footballers to computer programmers - I'm blazing a trail for Ireland's hidden women'

Nov 18th 2018, 9:00 PM 13,512 Views 16 Comments

Ever heard of aviator Lilian Bland from Antrim, or professional international footballer Anne O’Brien from Inchicore? Author Sarah Webb on why they were forgotten about, despite their achievements.

Enda Kenny's grandfather, a Dutch plane full of diamonds: Illustrating the lesser-known histories of Irish lighthouses
# Shine A Light
# Shine A Light

Enda Kenny's grandfather, a Dutch plane full of diamonds: Illustrating the lesser-known histories of Irish lighthouses

Nov 4th 2018, 10:00 PM 25,147 Views 4 Comments

Roger O’Reilly’s book of illustrations looks at the hidden history of Ireland’s lighthouses.

People on the Pier: Dún Laoghaire landmark remembered in new book
# Meet Me At The Pier
# Meet Me At The Pier

People on the Pier: Dún Laoghaire landmark remembered in new book

Oct 28th 2018, 10:30 AM 15,266 Views 0 Comments

New book on Dún Laoghaire pier takes the reader down memory lane.

Here are the books fighting it out at the 2018 Irish Book Awards
# Read All About It
# Read All About It

Here are the books fighting it out at the 2018 Irish Book Awards

Oct 25th 2018, 8:03 PM 16,576 Views 6 Comments

You can vote for your favourites across the categories.

Irish language works get their own award category for first time at Irish Book Awards
# Gradaim Leabhar Na HÉireann
# Gradaim Leabhar Na HÉireann

Irish language works get their own award category for first time at Irish Book Awards

Jun 27th 2018, 7:04 PM 7,374 Views 7 Comments

An Post has taken over as sponsor of the annual awards for the next three years.

Atlas of the Irish Revolution named Ireland's best book of the year
# Irish Book Awards
# Irish Book Awards

Atlas of the Irish Revolution named Ireland's best book of the year

Dec 19th 2017, 1:04 PM 21,700 Views 29 Comments

It was given the award by the Bord Gáis Energy Irish Book Awards today.

These are the best Irish books of 2017
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# Bgeibas

These are the best Irish books of 2017

Nov 28th 2017, 11:30 PM 26,208 Views 2 Comments

We’ve got all the winners’ names right here.

Frank McGuinness's journey from 'timid Donegal boy' to successful writer
# Irish Book Awards
# Irish Book Awards

Frank McGuinness's journey from 'timid Donegal boy' to successful writer

Nov 26th 2017, 9:00 PM 11,059 Views 1 Comment

We visited the writer in his office at UCD.

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